Easy Cheese Sticks

Easy Cheese Sticks

Make this appetizer favorite at home! The crispy, golden brown outside holds rich, gooey melted cheese.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Makes

30

appetizers

1
lb Monterey Jack, Cheddar, Swiss or mozzarella cheese, cut into 3x1/2-inch sticks
Vegetable oil
1
cup Original Bisquick® mix
1
teaspoon paprika
1/2
cup milk
1
egg
Marinara sauce, if desired
  1. Place cheese sticks on tray; freeze at least 1 hour.
  2. Heat 2 inches of oil to 375ºF in large heavy saucapan or follow manufacturer's direction on deep fryer. Beat Bisquick mix, paprika, milk and egg until smooth. Dip cheese, 1 stick at a time, into batter, covering cheese completely.
  3. Fry 8 to 10 sticks at a time 1 to 2 minutes, turning carefully, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Serve with marinara sauce.
Makes 30 appetizers
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve With
Take a dip! Serve cheese sticks with salsa, spaghetti or pizza sauces--they’re perfect for dipping.
Success
Freezing the cheese first allows the outside to get crispy before the cheese starts to melt.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 110
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 135mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 3g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.